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Mineral Area College Biology with Secondary Education Agreement

  • The Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree (A.A.T.) is a statewide program comprised of 42 credit hours of general education requirements.  Students are required to complete the Teacher Education Core designed by the school curriculum.  Some community colleges require 12+ credit hours to complete the Teacher Education Core.  Fontbonne University will recognize this degree as long as the final transcript reflects that the AAT Degree has been satisfied.  If the AAT Degree does not appear on the official final transcript, a course by course evaluation will be performed.
  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not met the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have a course by course transcript evaluation performed. Students are encouraged to complete Fontbonne University’s 42/Credit Hours of General Education Requirements.  Please refer to the General Education Requirements listed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements. 
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Biology with Secondary Certification (Grades 9-12)  Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major:     Biology  with Secondary Education (Grades 9-12)
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Science

Major Requirements



BIO 1150 General Biology w/Lab  (GER/MAJOR)

BIO 112 General Biology w/Lab (GER/MAJOR)

BIO 1430 Environmental Sciences w/Lab

BIO 106 Topics in Environmental Sciences w/Lab

BIO 2360 General Genetics

BIO 312 Genetics

BIO 2540 Human Anatomy & Physiology w/Lab

BIO 206 Essentials of Anatomy

BIO 2600 Human Anatomy  w/Lab

BIO 220 Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 2620 Human Physiology w/Lab

BIO 222 Anatomy & Physiology II

BIO 2700 Microbiology w/Lab (GER/MAJOR)

BIO 250 Microbiology  (GER/MAJOR)

AGR 1230 Plant Science w/Lab

BIO 207 Plant Biology

OR  BIO 1250 General Botany w/Lab

BIO 207 Plant Biology

PHS 1130 Physical Science w/Lab    (GER/MAJOR)

PHY 108 Physical Sciences w/Lab   (GER/MAJOR)

PHS 1250 Introduction Chemistry w/Lab  

CHM 102 Essentials of Chemistry w/Lab   (GER/MAJOR)

PHS 1350 General Chemistry I w/Lab   (GER/MAJOR)

CHM 106 General Chemistry w/Lab (GER/MAJOR)

PHS 1390  General Chemistry II w/Lab (GER/MAJOR)

CHM 108 General Chemistry II w/Lab

PHY 2350 Organic Chemistry I w/Lab

CHM 210 Organic Chemistry I w/Lab

PHY 2360 Organic Chemistry II w/Lab

CHM 212 Organic Chemistry II w/Lab

EDU 2100 Teaching Profession w/Field Experience

EDU 201 Intro to Classroom Teaching

PSY 1250 Human Growth & Development (GER/MAJOR)

PSY 200 Developmental Psychology (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2040 Foundations of Education (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 234 Philosophical Foundations Education    (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2200 Technology for Teachers   (GER/MAJOR)

CIS 103 Microcomputer Application in Education (GER/MAJOR)